Copy Writing

10 Resources for Finding Freelance Writing Work

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Jun 14, 2018
  • By Gina Badalaty
Now that you’ve got some blogging experience under your belt, it’s time to hit the road and start looking for freelance writing work. Before you get started, here are some things to consider: What Kin…

The Who, What, Where, When and Why of Excellent Blog Writing

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated May 28, 2018
  • By Lori Soard
First year journalism students learn about the five Ws (Who, What, Where, When and Why). Although you may have no intention of becoming a professional journalist, if you’re going to write origin…

How to Create a Killer About Page

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated May 15, 2018
  • By WHSR Guest
Whether you’re a solo-preneur or part of a thousand-strong team, your “About” page is one of the most important pages on your website. Take a moment to think about your own browsing habits…

8 Methods To Speed Up Writing and Produce Quality Blog Posts

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Feb 14, 2018
  • By Luana Spinetti
Writing a blog post isn’t easy, but writing a blog post that converts is even more difficult. You have audience data to dig through, experts to find and quote, data from case studies and reports…

Avoiding and Fighting Plagiarism in Blogging: Why Copyscape (and other tools) Matters

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Aug 23, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
Fighting plagiarism in blogging is an important part of running a trustworthy and credible site. Many bloggers are concerned about duplicate content and how it might impact their site rankings. While …

How to Write Web Content that Sells

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Jul 15, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
The first impression your site makes on visitors, potential clients and search engines is the content on your site. Is the content fresh? Is the writing creative? Are you using blog writing to the bes…

The Secrets of Writing Irresistible Blog Posts

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Jul 12, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
You can have an amazing website design, but content is ultimately what sells your website to the outside world. Writing irresistible blog posts is an important component of keeping content fresh and e…

7 Storytelling Techniques to Conquer Your Blog Readership

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Jul 12, 2017
  • By Luana Spinetti
Years ago, when I started niche blogging, I used to keep my storytelling skills confined to the ‘creative writing’ label and I used nothing but cold, objective, descriptive words in my fir…

How to Start and Run a Successful Education Blog

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Jul 12, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
If you’ve ever thought about starting an education blog, then you likely already know that supplementary education services are big business. The education industry is bout a $19.4 billion dolla…

A Blueprint for Writing How-To Guides for Your Site

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Apr 24, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
There are numerous articles on this site about how to increase your website traffic and tips for bringing new visitors to your website. However, one of the things that many new website owners overlook…

How Our Team Consistently Writes 3 Long-Form Articles Every Week

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Feb 10, 2017
  • By WHSR Guest
We’re a team. We plan, write, and edit as a team. And we pump out a good deal of content. But it hasn’t always been so easy. When you’re trying to get the most out individuals and keep them functionin…

How the Face of Content Is Changing in 2016

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Jan 25, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
It seems as though every year content on the Internet changes a bit more. Back in 1991, the first website was launched. It was created by Tim Berners-Lee and ran on a NeXT computer. It was a simple pa…

9 Tips to Writing a Killer Headline

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Danielle Towner
A good headline can be the difference between social sharing stardom and not a single hit. But what does a good headline look like? At the core, a good headline will communicate a message and suggest …

20 Grammar Mistakes and How to Fix Them

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By WHSR Guest
Most online marketing advice focuses on the content of your message: your vocabulary, what information you should include, and how to communicate with your clients and customers. What is just as impor…

The Five Habits Of Highly Effective Copywriters

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By WHSR Guest
In the age of the internet, copywriting is an essential business skill. Yet, it’s still something that many people shy away from, because they don’t feel they are ‘good enough’ writers. You can hire a…

Headlines that Suck and What You Can Learn from Them

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
The Poynter Institute, Eyetools Inc. and the Estlow Center for Journalism and New Media used eye tracking equipment to study the way people read webpages and came up with some interesting information …